Dear Resident, As we enter the second national lockdown, our focus is on supporting Essex’s businesses and the most vulnerable members of our communities through the next month, and on planning for Essex to come out of lockdown as strongly as possible. In order to come out of lockdown at the earliest opportunity, I need […]
COVID-19 Changes to our advice service from 18th March 2020 To protect the health and wellbeing of our clients, volunteers and staff, we will be restricting our advice service to telephone support from 18th March until further notice. Call us on 01799 618840 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and leave a message clearly stating your name, date […]
HMRC have issued a fraud alert after being made aware of increasing numbers of people receiving text messages impersonating HMRC and stating that they have a COVID-19 tax rebate pending. They are being directed to click on a link in order to ascertain the level of their rebate. Students are also regularly targeted with fraudulent […]
From Essex County Council: Dear resident, Essex has moved to the High local Covid alert level. This does not include the Southend and Thurrock Council areas. This is because cases are rapidly rising across our county. We need you to please do two things. Both are critical if we are to reverse the increases in […]
Crimestoppers launch COVID hotline The Crimestoppers COVID Fraud Hotline (0800 587 5030) has been set up by HM Government in partnership with Crimestoppers to enable individuals to report fraud within the public sector during COVID. The hotline allows those with information to anonymously report their concerns in the knowledge that this information will be dealt […]
In a move to slow the current rates of infection across our county, from Saturday, Essex will be placed into the high level of restrictions (tier 2 on the new COVID system). What does this mean? No household mixing indoors – this includes at home or in hospitality venues Different households can meet outdoors in […]
During the Covid-19 lockdown, Elsenham Parish Council ran a photo competition to capture a glimpse of what village life has been like during this unusual time. The winning photo, by Paul, is currently featured as the first image in our website’s header slideshow.
Face coverings protect others From today (24 July) you must to wear a face covering by law in the following settings: shops supermarkets indoor shopping centres public transport banks, building societies, and post offices transport hubs (such as airports, stations and terminals) Face coverings will not be mandatory for anyone under the age of 11, […]